In addition to his hectic schedule as a soloist, sideman, and studio musician, Jacob is a passionate ambassador for creative string playing around the world.




The Pickup Test

Educator Quotes

“Jacobs work is a quantum leap forward! The biggest breakthrough in cello
teaching in the last 50 years.”
Michael Fitzpatrick / Cello soloist
Recipient of the Prince Charles Award

“String Educators around the world could learn from what Jacob is doing.”
Christian Howes
(Internationally Renowned Jazz Violinist)

“Jacob has emerged as one of the leaders of the creative string community.”
Cornelius Dufallo Strings Magazine

“String Project Los Angeles (Jacob’s school) is one of the top reasons to study
music in Los Angeles.”
Strings Magazine

“Creative string classes usually just involve rote imitating, but Jacob’s class is
the first I’ve seen that was a real clinic: Carefully thought out, well sequenced,
outstanding and substantive concepts. BRAVO!”
John S (Seattle Washington)